Job Description

Openings as of 10/17/2018
Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Teacher - Middle School Science - Interim Contract JobID: 40414
  • Position Type:
    Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2018

  • Location:
    952-Horizons K-8 School

  • Date Available:
    11/26/2018

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

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    Middle School Science Teacher - Interim Contract
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Effective Date of Hire: November 26, 2018


    Description:
    This middle school, full-time includes teaching four multi-age (grades 7-8) science classes in a modified block schedule, Monday – Friday. This position also involves Community/Advisory instruction which includes service learning, independent projects and social/emotional curriculum. This position is an interim position for the 2018-19 school year and benefit-eligible.

    Responsibilities:
    Plan and deliver middle level science lessons according to Colorado State Standards, perform and analyze assessments, supervise students, communicate with parents, participate in professional development, participate in middle school team and whole faculty meetings/leadership, implement Multi-Systems of Support (MTSS) and special education/504 plans, build strong family and community partnerships, organization of special programing such as outdoor education, winter sports, service learning and performance-based learning.

    Qualifications:
    Colorado Teaching License required; must be highly qualified in Secondary Science. Experience with multi-age and middle school teaching preferred.

    Required Skills:
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills; high level of comfort with differentiation and inclusive practices, cooperative learning, hands-on learning, inquiry-based learning, and performance based or alternative assessments; experience with and desire to support social-emotional development in adolescents also preferred. Experience with technology-integrated teaching is highly desired

    About Horizons:
    Horizons K-8 charter school has a rich history of academic excellence and progressive educational practices. The Horizons community takes great pride in educating the whole child in an environment of respect, responsibility, safety, and kindness. Our mission is to guide students to become self-directed learners and community contributors in a respectful learning environment. We strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by design. Our middle level program is a high energy, experiential learning model with multi-age classes. We encourage anyone interested in applying for a position to explore our website to learn more about the school.
    Salary: Commensurate with experience and position on the Horizons K-8 Teacher Salary Schedule, which can be found at http://horizonsk8school.org/about/transparency/.

    Horizons K-8 School is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries: Office for Civil Rights -http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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